Thursday, August 16, 2012
Master Park Martial Arts International in Boardman will host the 2012 U.S. Martial Arts Championship of the Mahoning Valley this Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The venue is located at 224 Boardman-Canfield Road (Route 224) across from Boardman Plaza.
Competition events include sparring, form performance, breaking demonstration, self-defense, judo and grappling for taekwondo, judo, karate, hapkiyudo, kungfu, jujitsu and all other martial arts.
Competitors will include ages 3 to adult and novice to black belt levels.
The World Hi-Ya Challenge local event will also occur at the event and is for all ages. The Hi-Ya Challenge does not require martial arts experience. Anyone can register for the Hi-Ya Challenge competition an all competitors will receive instruction of Hi-Ya Challenge breathing, Kihap, moves, rules and regulation. Competition will be novice to black belt levels, male and female. Martial arts experience is not required.
To compete in or watch the event, contact Master Martial Arts at 330-965-9000 or visit www.MasterPark.com, www.USKick.com or www.WorldSMX.com.